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Measuring Social Impact

 

Innovative ways to measure the impact that an organization has on society

 
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Get Feedback

It is essential to build direct consumer feedback into funding criteria for government and nonprofit programs serving low-income people.

 
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Assessing One’s Own Performance

What the Irvine Foundation has learned over the past six years about performance assessment.

 
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A Decade of Outcome-Oriented Philanthropy

The outgoing president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation reflects on the importance of strategic philanthropy.

 

Social Impact Markets

Why a market for social innovations is needed now more than ever.

By Andrew Wolk | 1 | Winter 2012
 

Giving Blind

Watch dog organizations don't reach most donors.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Winter 2012
 
POOR ECONOMICS:
A Radical Rethinking
of the Way to Fight
Global Poverty
Abhijit Banerjee &
Esther Duflo

Radically Small Thinking

Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty by Abhijit Banerjee & Esther Duflo

Reviewed By Timothy Ogden | Fall 2011
 
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Rapid Response for Education

The National Math and Science Initiative aims to avert the crisis in secondary school education by replicating proven programs.

By Suzie Boss | 1 | Fall 2011
 
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It Takes a General Contractor

Nuru International identifies proven poverty-reduction programs and aims to take them to scale.

By Suzie Boss | 1 | Fall 2011
 

Sharing Evaluations

Organizations that report on charities are increasingly collaborative.

By Suzie Boss | Fall 2011
 
THE END OF
FUNDRAISING:
Raise More Money by
Selling Your Impact
Jason Saul

Supplicants No More

The End of Fundraising: Raise More Money by Selling Your Impact by Jason Saul

Reviewed By David Simpson | 1 | Fall 2011